SELBY’S Megan Garland captured her third Yorkshire Ladies’ county championship when she defeated Debs Henery from Hickleton in the final at Malton & Norton Golf Club.
It was Garland’s third win in the event in the last four years and she said: “I’m over the moon to have won the Yorkshire championship again.
“Thank you to Malton & Norton and also to Selby members for their support including Lady Captain Sue Porter, Jenny Knights, Julie Rae and Mark Rae.”
It was Henery’s first final and she has been rewarded with a place in the Yorkshire squad for the Northern Counties Match Week at Seaton Carew from June 24-28. The other squad members are: Evie Cooke (Rudding Park), Mia Eales Smith and Nicola Slater (both Lindrick), Jodie Himsworth (Fulford), Lily Hirst, Melissa Wood (both Woodsome Hall), Hannah Holden (Lightcliffe), Jess Hoskings (Huddersfield), Beth Norton (The Oaks), Katie Stephens (Middlesbrough) and Adel Watt (Cookridge).
Congratulations are also due to Angela Morris of Brough GC who won the inaugural Yorkshire Ladies’ County Golf Association Senior Championship with rounds of 77 and 82 gross. The runner-up was Carol Simpson of Malton & Norton with rounds of 82 and 82.
Huddersfield’s Charlotte Heath finished fourth in the Welsh women’s open stroke play championship at Royal St David’s. England’s Lily May Humphreys added another top title to her collection with a four-shot victory. The 17-year-old international was 10 under for the 54-hole event, with Heath eight shots further back after carding rounds of 77, 72 and 68.